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Loughner Pleads Not Guilty In Tucson Shootings

January 24, 2011
Appearing in U.S. District Court, Loughner at times scrunched his face, at other times laughed openly as if hearing a private joke while attorneys discussed the case.

Suspect Who Shot 18 In Arizona Had 'Troubled Past'

January 8, 2011
Jared Lee Loughner is said to have posted online commentary about government "mind control" and illiteracy. He has had several contacts with law enforcement and made prior threats. "There's reason to believe this individual may have a mental issue," according to Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik.

Man Who Ambushed Ohio Deputy Had Similar Confrontation In 2001

January 3, 2011
Michael Ferryman, 57, who fatally shot Deputy Suzanne Hopper and then died in a gun fight with officers from five agencies, fired at Morgan County (Ohio) Sheriff's deputies from inside a trailer in 2001.

Shots Fired: Portland, Oregon 12/14/1996

December 21, 2010

After a mentally ill woman fired on a paramedic responding to her call that she ingested poison, Portland Police Officer Scott Westerman was tragically forced to counter her attack.

Off-Duty Capitol Police Officer Stops Schizophrenic Shooter

December 20, 2010

As the officer got into his Dodge Ram truck, the man with the duty belt started firing on his vehicle. Thornton lay down along the front seat as glass from his truck's windows shattered around him. He kept peering up to check the assailant's location.

CHP Arrests Mentally Unstable Man, After Bridge Standoff

November 11, 2010
When California Highway Patrol officers arrived, Carlos-Valentino was brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, which he threw into the water below. He later said it was a pellet gun.

Vermont Man Who Threatened Officer With Knife 'Wanted to Die'

September 30, 2010
A 19-year-old man will face felony assault charges and undergo a psychiatric evaluation after he tried to assault a Battleboro (Vt.) police officer with a knife.

Slain Alaska Officers Encountered Suspect In Earlier Violent Arrest

August 31, 2010
The officers followed Marvin to his home, where he ambushed them in an alley and physically attacked them. Both officers drew their guns and eventually used a TASER to subdue Marvin, who ignored their verbal commands.

'Delusional' Man Led Mass. State Police On Wild Chase

June 29, 2010
Alejandro Serra, 29, triggered the pursuit Monday by ramming three Massachusetts state patrol cars.

Utah Police Tase Naked Woman Who Wrecked Stolen Cruiser

June 23, 2010
West Valley (Utah) police officers Tasered and handcuffed a 31-year-old naked woman who led two pursuits, including one in which she stole and totaled a department cruiser.

Woman Killed After Threatening Officer With Sewing Scissors

December 16, 2009
A Toledo police officer shot and killed a 62-year-old woman described as a schizophrenic who had threatened the officer with a pair of sewing scissors.

Defusing Volatile People

December 1, 2009
Can female officers more easily calm a suspect who may be on the brink of violence?

BART Officer's Glass-Shattering Arrest Makes YouTube

November 23, 2009
While arresting a belligerent passenger, a San Francisco BART transit officer and suspect bumped into a station window, causing shattered glass to rain down on the two men.

Man Tells Police God Told Him to Steal Car

October 28, 2009
The man smashed a window and was collared by a security guard before he could enter the showroom. When police arrived, the suspect initially told them his name was "Seven."

Officer Remains On Duty After Stun Gun Use Questioned

October 19, 2009
Fort Worth police officer Stephanie Phillips will remain on active duty while a grand jury reviews an incident where she twice Tasered a mentally ill man who later died, the Star-Telegram reports.

Officer Injured During 7-Hour Standoff With Suicidal, Armed Man

August 12, 2009
SWAT officers, who deployed a tactical robot, shot the man when he came out of the house and refused to put down his firearm.

Aunt Argues Charlotte Cop Killing Suspect Mentally Unfit for Trial

July 21, 2009
The picture of a disturbed and occasionally violent Demeatrius Antonio Montgomery emerged during a hearing to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial in the 2007 shooting deaths of Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton.

Man Who Stabbed Judge Was Unfit to Take the Stand, Family Says

March 6, 2009
It was in the middle of David Paradiso's testimony in his own murder trial that the Stockton man jumped from the witness stand and attacked the judge – seconds before being shot to death by the Lodi police detective who built the case against him.

Officer Vincent Jamison of Chicago PD Named NLEOMF Officer of the Month

March 2, 2009
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Vincent Jamison of the Chicago Police Department as its Officer of the Month for January 2009.

Contacting Mentally Ill Subjects

December 1, 2008

Fill your tool belt with things you need to keep yourself safe when dealing with the mentally ill. Each piece of information gathered before arriving on scene is another tool you may need.

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